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HOTEL REVIEW: L’Horizon Palm Springs

L'Horizon Palm Springs Hotel Review - Bikinis & Passports

Tucked away behind a big, dark green hedge, you’ll find the L’Horizon Palm Springs on East Palm Canyon Drive. What awaits behind said hedge is my new favorite boutique hotel in the world (setting the bar high in only the second sentence, I know). I lost my heart to the iconic, mid-century modern architecture, perfect interior design, personal service and rich Hollywood history, that the L’Horizon embodies.

But let’s go back to the beginning of our lovestory: I was in the middle of planning our California vacation right at Coachella peak season….

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TRAVEL: Downtown Los Angeles

Ace Hotel Downtown Los Angeles | Bikinis & Passports

It has been 13 years since I lived in Southern California (Orange County). Back in the days, we used to go up to Los Angeles occasionally, but not too often. For years, I had these vague memories of Downtown Los Angeles being a place where you would only men in suits or homeless people on the streets. There was no foodie scene, there was no shopping and it just wasn’t a very desirable area….

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HOTEL REVIEW: Market House Hotel Tel Aviv

Market House Hotel Tel Aviv Review | Bikinis & Passports

As amazing as luxurious 5-star hotels are, there is always something special about a stay at a boutique hotel. They may not have the fanciest rooms, biggest breakfast buffet or a turndown service, but they have so much personality and charm! Which was exactly the case with the Market House Hotel in Tel Aviv, where I spent 5 days last week.

Located in Jaffa, the ancient port city out of which Tel Aviv has now grown, the hotel could not have been in a better location for our trip….

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HOTEL REVIEW: Four Seasons Resort Marrakech

Hotel Review: Four Seasons Resort Marrakech | Bikinis & Passports

For our girls-trip to Marrakech, we were lucky enough to stay at the beautiful Four Seasons Resort Marrakech, which was my 4th time staying at a Four Seasons Hotel & Resort. Once you have experienced the incredible service and beautiful properties that belong with the Four Seasons name, you develop certain expectations. And I can tell you this much – they have always been met and even exceeded.

There is a reason that certain hotel brands and names are known all around the world – it is because they are the best and they work hard to earn their great reputation!…

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